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Perceived change among participants in an exercise program for older adults.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2394387     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Data regarding perceived change were collected as part of a study of the effects of aerobic exercise training on psychological, cognitive, and physiological functioning among 101 healthy older adults. Subjects were assigned randomly to an aerobic exercise group, a yoga control group, or a waiting list group for 16 weeks, after which all subjects participated in aerobic exercise for another 16 weeks. Exercise participants perceived positive changes in a wide range of significant life areas, and perceived improvement was more closely related to objective improvement for physiological indicators than for indicators of cognitive functioning or psychological well-being.
Authors:
C F Emery; J A Blumenthal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Gerontologist     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0016-9013     ISO Abbreviation:  Gerontologist     Publication Date:  1990 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-10-10     Completed Date:  1990-10-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375327     Medline TA:  Gerontologist     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  516-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Body Weight
Exercise* / physiology
Female
Health Status*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Oxygen Consumption
Perception
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
AG04238/AG/NIA NIH HHS

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